Dr (Mr) Ian McDermott

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McDermott, Ian
Knee Surgeon
Particular Expertise: 
Meniscal repair, Meniscal replacement (meniscal transplantation), knee ligament reconstruction, Articular cartilage repair / transplantation, Biological knee replacement, Custom-made focal resurfacing of the knee, Custom-made partial and total knee replacements

Mr Ian McDermott is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising purely in just knees. Ian left the NHS in 2007, and in 2008 he founded the London Sports Orthopaedics practice, which is now one of the UK’s leading private group practices for orthopaedics and sports injuries.

Ian specialises in complex knee reconstructions, with procedures such as meniscal allograft transplantation and articular cartilage grafting. Ian has ‘Centre of Excellence’ status from Hospital Innovations for meniscal transplantation surgery, and he has also been awarded ‘Centre of Excellence’ status by Vivostat for the use of biological glues in knee surgery. Ian also pioneered the use of custom-made knee replacements in the UK, and he is part of the Conformis Surgical Visitation Program, training other surgeons in the techniques for custom-made knee replacement surgery.

He is the Founder, Past President and Honorary Lifetime Member of the UK Biological Knee Society.